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    SEO, Nutrition, and Scope of Practice: What Food Bloggers Should Know

    Food blogging is an increasingly popular hobby and profession, as people around the world look for ways to share their favorite recipes across the interwebs. For most bloggers, SEO is more important than ever, with bloggers needing to do strategic keyword research to find good ideas to guide their posts. But what happens when those recipe keywords are specific to a certain diet or medical condition? What do those keyword terms mean even? Should food bloggers dive into creating these recipes? Let’s dig into each of these topics, which you can look at from both a ranking and ethical perspective. Disclaimer: This post was written by Chrissy Carroll, MPH, RD,…

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    18 Time Management Tips for Busy Bloggers

    Are you a busy blogger? If so, you know that there never seems to be enough time in the day. Juggling work, family, fitness, blogging…sometimes it seems downright impossible to manage. But not to worry – let’s take a look at 23 time management tips for bloggers that will help you stay on top of your business (and life). Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. 1. Set Priorities When you have a lot on your plate, it’s important to set priorities. Ask yourself what’s most important and start there. Think about the actions that you need to take that will…

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    The Best Blogger and Influencer Conferences You’ll Want to Attend!

    A blogger conference or influencer event can be a great way of stepping outside of the digital realm and networking in person.  Typically, you’ll be treated to excellent learning opportunities, networking with fellow bloggers, and opportunities to connect with brands. Even if you’re early in your blogging journey (and maybe even especially if you are) – try setting aside a small amount of money in your budget to attend one conference in the next year.  I don’t recommend overdoing it and attending a ton of different events – maintaining a profitable business involves limiting expenses, and overdoing conferences was a mistake I made early on. But choosing one early on…

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    6 Reasons Dietitians Should Consider Starting a Blog

    You may be wondering if starting a blog is worth your time as a dietitian. After all, between seeing clients, staying up-to-date on the latest nutrition research, and tackling any other business building tasks – you might think you don’t have enough hours in the day to add one more thing to your plate.  But hear me out! Blogging comes with a whole host of benefits that can help you in your career as a dietitian. Here’s a quick look at some of the reasons you might consider starting your own website… 1. Establish yourself as an expert When people read your blog posts and find them helpful, they’ll start…

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    Blogging Tips,  Entrepreneurship

    Taxes for Bloggers: An Accountant’s Guide!

    As a blogger or influencer, it’s important to be aware of the tax laws that apply to you. Unfortunately, these rules can get a little confusing! Couple that with rampant misinformation in Facebook groups, and it can leave you feeling stumped about what you need to report or pay. That’s why we’ve brought in Wendy Karlon, CPA, to break down everything you need to know about taxes for bloggers! From entity type to self-employment taxes to business deductions, let’s talk taxes…. Disclaimer: This post was written by Wendy Karlon, Certified Public Accountant (CPA). It is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute individual financial advice. The information provided…

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    Jasper AI Review: Can a Robot Write Great Content?

    Is Jasper the future of content creation? That’s what many people are asking themselves since this AI writing tool began making waves in the online marketing world. But does its promises of high-quality content in minutes hold true? Let’s take a look at this artificial intelligence tool… Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. What is Jasper? Jasper is an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that is designed for bloggers, copywriters, freelance writers, and other online marketers. In my opinion, it’s the best on the market for these professionals (and you’ll see more about why in the demo below). At its core,…

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    How Bloggers Can Use Artificial Intelligence to Write Blog Posts (and More!)

    As a blogger, your goal is always putting out quality content that will engage your readers. You want to answer their questions, solve their problems, and genuinely help them. But with the amount of competing content published on the web every day, it’s hard to keep up. Enter your new best friend: artificial intelligence for blog writing. Before I lose you – don’t worry, I was super skeptical when I started using an AI blog writer. I thought, “How is THAT going to work?” But it’s been a game changer! AI helps me publish posts 5x faster than I used to, which allows me to put out quality, SEO-optimized content…

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    Master the Media Course Review: Why Wellness Experts Should Try This Course!

    In the online marketing world, there are many courses that claim to boost your income or land you brand deals – but few live up to the hype. However, the Master the Media course is a comprehensive program that lives up to its primary promise: helping you get your name in the news. In addition to that, you’ll learn how to leverage your expertise for more income-generating opportunities. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. Why Take a Course? It’s been said that “content is king” for bloggers – but what if there aren’t that many people seeing your content yet?…

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    8 Keyword Research Mistakes that Bloggers Should Avoid

    Whether you’re new to blogging or have been writing for years but just started learning about SEO, there are a lot of keyword research mistakes that are often made.  Learn about these potential pitfalls now so that you can avoid them and make quicker progress towards your blog traffic and income goals! Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links; as an affiliate I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. Mistake #1:  Not doing any keyword research. This sounds incredibly obvious, but it’s something a lot of bloggers – myself included – have done at the beginning of their journey. When I started, I downloaded Yoast and cheerfully entered a “keyword” (aka…

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    How to Add Amazon Affiliate Images and Alt Text in WordPress

    Wondering how to add Amazon affiliate images to your blog posts?  Learn how to add your images in both the classic editor and the block editor (Gutenberg).  You’ll also find out how to add sponsored/no follow attributes and add alt text to these images. Background on Amazon images, link attributes, and alt text You might think that all you need to do is grab the image code and you’re all set!  But read up on these two factors you’ll need to understand as you add the codes to your site: 1. Link attributes for affiliate links You’ll want to add a rel=”sponsored” or rel=”nofollow” code to all your affiliate links…